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Smithsonian Cameroon Palm Wine Bottle Ballpoint Pen
Item #78257
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Let the vivid hues and mesmerizing designs of this Smithsonian Cameroon Palm Wine Bottle Ballpoint Pen inspire sparkling correspondence and colorful flights of fancy. Adapted from a stunning Cameroonian palm wine gourd in our African Museum of Art, this exquisite Smithsonian Cameroon Palm Wine Bottle Ballpoint Pen echoes the dazzling glass beadwork of the original royal vessel. Twist-deploy ballpoint. Lacquered brass. Smithsonian logo on clip. Comes with medium black #P900 Schmidt insert. Handsomely gift boxed.
Truly bead-dazzling, the palm wine gourd that inspired this stunning Smithsonian Cameroon Palm Wine Bottle Ballpoint Pen was made by Barnum artists of Cameroon, who transform everyday objects into kaleidoscopes of color. The original glass-beaded Palm Wine Gourd is from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century and is part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of African Art.
5.5"l. x 0.5"dia.

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By Mother Mary
Bklyn., N Y
February 07, 2017
5.05
"Everday use and the conversation that follows after friends see it."